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The Fast and the Furious (1955)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 15 February 1955 (USA)
A man wrongly imprisoned for murder breaks out of jail. He wants to clear his name, but with the police pursuing him, he's forced to take a beautiful young woman, driving a fast sports car,... See full summary »

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Frank Webster
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Connie Adair
Bruce Carlisle ...
Faber
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Wilma Belding, Waitress
Marshall Bradford ...
Mr. Hillman, Race Marshal
Bruno VeSota ...
Bob Nielson, Truck Driver (as Bruno Ve Sota)
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Doctor
Larry Thor ...
Detective Sergeant
Henry Rowland ...
Motorist in Park
Jean Howell ...
Sally Phillips
Dick Pinner ...
State Trooper (as Richard Pinner)
Robin Morse ...
Gas Station Attendant
Lou Place ...
Det. Faraday
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Park Caretaker (as Snub Pollard)
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Storyline

A man wrongly imprisoned for murder breaks out of jail. He wants to clear his name, but with the police pursuing him, he's forced to take a beautiful young woman, driving a fast sports car, hostage and slip into a cross-border sports car race to try to make it to Mexico before the police get him. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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High speed Excitement...As a Wanted Man...Meets a Wanting Woman


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15 February 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der rasende Teufel  »

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$66,000 (estimated)
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1.37 : 1
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Shot in nine days. See more »

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The size, shape and location of the smudges on Connie's face change in appearance after the escape from the burning shack. See more »

Quotes

Connie Adair: You can't prove your innocence running away.
Frank Webster: I can't prove it dead.
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Referenced in Girlfriends: The Fast Track & the Furious (2003) See more »

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The Jaguar XK is the star of the film.
15 November 2005 | by (S. Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

It is not easy to make a film where the star is a car, and Roger Corman knew how to do it. The car is the Jaguar XK, probably the 120 and seeing this car on the screen looking brand new makes you realize how once there was a species called "sports cars" that does not exist anymore. Just compare that car with the ultra, over luxurious XKs of today. Another car I was happy to see in the movie was the Triumph TR2. The plot about a fugitive (John Ireland) that kidnaps a woman with a Jag (Dorothy Malone) blends well with the racing scenes, which are excellent. Ireland, driving Malone's car takes part in a race that will end in Mexico, he duels with another Jaguar for the delight of anyone who enjoys motor racing.


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